Regions / Middle East & North Africa
An honest look at Iraq and the U.S. occupation from an unembedded journalist.
The history of Iran and nuclear power is more complicated than the Administration suggests.
It's time to put the scalpel away and go home.
Foreign Policy In Focus The Lehrer News Hour (November 13) and National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation (November 19) talked with FPIF columnist Zia Mian about Pakistan and nuclear weapons.
The Middle East summit in Annapolis is likely to be no more than a photo op.
With words and pictures, artist Ellen O'Grady tells a story from the Occupied Territories.
Rabbi Arthur Waskow looks at the ferment within the major U.S. religious communities as they struggle over Middle East policy.
It's a mistake for the U.S. government to ignore religion or promote it zealously. Scott Thomas offers an alternative.
Some suggest we'd be crazy to negotiate with people like Ahmadinejad and Assad. But with the specter of WWW III on the horizon, we'd be crazy not to.
We have to decide, as a nation, whether our need for Middle Eastern oil is more important to our future than our conduct as a moral and ethical people.